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Knowledge is at the core of any successful initiative. In the age of data, one would think that the task of incorporating knowledge would be easier than ever. However, the three Vs—volume, velocity and veracity of data—make the task anything but easy. What is an effective way to accomplish the same? Enter knowledge graphs. Graphical representation of knowledge has been…

When we think of computers, we think of the twenty-first century. But did you know that India started using them back in the 1950s? Computers were the unexpected secret sauce for accelerating India’s economy after Independence. The government used them to process massive amounts of data and generate complex statistical models of the economy. How did the Indian government start…

Did you know that understanding the brain helps build better AI algorithms? Or that neuroscience can help validate AI techniques? Or that neuroimaging data science uses several Python packages such as NIPY or NiLearn?  For a data scientist building predictive algorithms or an ML engineer building computational models that teach machines how to make decisions, unraveling the mystery of the…

This year, over 1,000 attendees, 40 speakers, 19 sponsors, and more people from the data science and tech community witnessed the magic of The Fifth Elephant. Now, have you ever wondered how one of India’s most popular data science conferences got its name?  We have an answer! Turns out The Fifth Elephant was named after a fantasy novel of the…

Graphs are elegant and powerful data structures that find application across multiple industries and organizations of varying scale. This article aims to introduce and demystify graph databases and the field of graph tech to the humans of data. Why should you care about graphs? Graphs are an elegant representation of data and cater to various use cases. As a human…

On July 20, 2019, we complete fifty years since humans officially landed on the moon for the first time in 1969. This historic feat of accomplishment is often synonymous with two names—Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. That’s not the complete picture. While we celebrate the legendary astronauts who first stepped on the moon, their achievement wouldn’t have been possible without…

Ever wondered what led to humans taking over the skies? Sure, we all know the Wright brothers were the pioneers of controlled flight. However, do you know why two flight enthusiasts from Dayton, Ohio succeeded? This is the incredible story of two 20th century humans of data. Read on to find out how their historic accomplishment fueled the age of…